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FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm PST
it has to do with obama care and the lying. if you go back three years ago the president has an uncle omar, lived in boston. when he was brought up on a dui charge and ordered to be deported he didn't leave. the white house was asked. he said he never met him. here's jay carney. does this add to the distrust that exists? watch jay carney backtrack today. >> the president said he had, in fact, met omar obama when he moved to cambridge for law school and stayed with him for a brief period of time until the president's apartment was ready. after that they saw each other once every few months while the president was in cambridge. after law school they gradually fell out of touch. the president has not seen omar obama in 20 years and has not spoken with him in roughly ten years. >> they said three years ago he's never met him. is that a small thing or a big thing? these are all huge things. it goes to the trust of the president. whether it's politics, business or personal relationships. when you have a breakdown of whether or not someone is a person of their word or not, rebuilding t
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 5:30pm PST
show you a picture now. president obama then 19 years old, a college student, protesting apartheid an campus. he said that was the moment that mandela, quote, gave him a sense of what is possible in this world. sending a jolt of electricity through his homeland but also this nation, america, founded on equality for all. abc's byron pitts now on what mandela meant to the united states. >> reporter: just four months after he was set free from prison in 1990, nelson mandela set foot in america for the very first time. an 8-city tour starting in new york. it was magical. it was as if malcolm and martin were still alive and the nets had won the world series all in new york all in one day. mandela spoke at yankee stadium. >> you now know who i am. i am a yankee! >> reporter: for many then as now it wasn't so much his or tear skills but the aura of his story that inspired. a story so familiar and inter twined with america, and still so very painful. the anti-apartheid protest of the 80s captivated a new generation on college campuses and communities. amidst the demonstrations demanding dives
KOFY
Dec 5, 2013 9:00pm PST
. president obama said today that nelson mandela now belongs to the ages. he was 95 years old and had been in failing health for some tim time. >> now later at 9:30 you will hear from mandela's jailer would became his most unlikely friend. stay with us for that coming up in 25 minutes. >> now to the bay area. cold snap and tonight will be almost as cold as last night so how cold was it? so cold planes had to be deiced before taking off this morning from san jose international airport. you don't see this scene very often around here. minnesota perhaps but not in the bay area. so cold it took more than a wiper blade to cut through the ice that formed car windshield overnight. maybe yours as you headed out this morning. so-called ice developed on ice plant in danville as seen in this picture from you report at kg o dash tv.com. wild photo there. >> sandy is here. what another 24 hours or so of this really cold weather sandhya. >> yes dan. then a storm moving in and cold return agai again. we talk about all of that in just a moment. right now live doppler 7hd clear skies. we are tracking the cold
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
lowest in the ten years. >> yeah. >> do you know why it's 7%? >> no, tell me why. >> because 11 million people now since the day president obama raised his right hand and said i take the oath of office, 11 million americans have left the workforce and said i give up, i can't get a job. it's probably somewhere around 10% unemployment -- >> where do you get 11 million people -- >> that's the numbers that were released today, bob. >> bureau of labor statistics. 91 million people, more than any other time in history. >> it's the lowest participation rate in 30 years. >> some of the jobs they got back were furloughed government workers. the other thing, you have obama condemning inequality after running the country for five years. that's like a citizen complaining of graffiti as he holds a can of spray paint. >> wait a minute -- >> that's what i don't understand -- >> -- 20,000 jobs, construction added about 30,000 jobs -- >> this month, this month, bob, under president obama, and these are also at the bls.gov, go right there. 75% of all the jobs president obama's created, he's created 1.5 m
CNBC
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
totally to obama care. i will say this a lot of dissatisfaction with president obama this year in particular, 2013, has been a lot because of there has been a lot of transparency issues with the obama administration with a lot of criticism on drone striking and a lot of criticism on his nsa policies as shown in the snowden scandal this last summer. you know, it is in the interest of a state to be able to protect its citizens from internal threats, and in that sense, a lot of things that president obama had to do with the nsa were justified. however, there were very, very far-reaching implications. >> actually, i agree with you on that, although it's tricky business. >> it's tricky business. >> to know where to draw the line. obama or obama care, or nsa, i'll give you options here, because you will admit the polls are plunging and sort of breath-taking to watch this happen. >> okay. i think we need to rewind a bit and just view what the youth, my generation, millenial generation, still holds true to their hearts. we still agree with president obama on the issues important to our ge
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am PST
uncle. it turns out omar obama said they actually lived together many years ago when president obama was a sttdent at harvard law school. so the white house explains it as saying that when they first got the call from the boston globe back in 2011, they never directly asked the president whether or not he knew his uncle, they just went back and looked at his book and other things. here's jay carney trying to explain it. >> when omar obama said the other day -- and there were reports that he had said the other day that president obama back when he was a law school student had stayed with him in cambridge, i thought it was the right thing to do to go ask him. nobody had asked him in the past, and the president said he, in fact, had met omar obama when he moved to cambridge for law school, andts that he stayed wih him for a brief period of time until his, the president's apartment, was ready. >> reporter: so now the white house trying to clean this up, but sort of strange that they didn't go to president obama back in 2011 and just get the facts, martha. martha: yeah. so the presi
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 9:00pm PST
online or visit a bank of america near you. >>> when president obama visited south africa this past summer, he brought his family to robben island to see the cell where nelson mandela had been impressened by the apartheid regime for so many years. because mr. mandela had been so ill this year president obama did not personally visit with him on that trip. the only time the two men apparently ever met in person was in 2005 in washington when mr. obama was just starting his career in the united states senate. the new york times reports that the one visit started when mr. mandela's advisers told him that while he was there he ought to take a little bit of time to try to meet this rising star young senator who had given such a great speech at the democratic national convention the year before. and so senator obama got the call unexpectedly. he was on his way to a meeting on a totally different subject at the time, but he diverted course and drove to mr. mandela's hotel room in washington, and that is where this picture was taken, which is the only picture of the two men ever taken. it w
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
of mandela's home in johannesburg. the former south african president died at 95 years old. he is being remembered for his fight against apartheid. a sacrifice that influenced millions, including president obama. >> today, he's gone home. we've lost one of the most influential, courageous and profoundly good human beings that any of us will ever share time with on this earth. he no longer belongs to us. he belongs to the ages. >> it will be nearly two weeks of mourning in south africa. and nelson mandela will lie in state in pretoria until he is buried in his ancestral village. >>> robin roberts got to meet him three years ago. >> she described her experience to diane sawyer on "world news." >> when i broke to graca machel, i asked what is her husband's legacy going to be? and she said, a visionary leader. and it is the quality, the quality of leadership. >> robin went on to say that mandela wanted to right the wrongs and give each one of us the feeling that we could do the same thing, too. >> mandela showed the world the meaning of true forgiveness. by the time he walked out of p
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 1:00am PST
sense already. he's been incredibly sick for years. people reflect on the life of nelson mandella. outside nelson mandella's home. thank you for staying up for the wee hours with us. lots more to come, stay with us. lots ahead. >>> when president obama visited south africa, he brought his family to see the cell where nelson mandella had been imprisoned. because he had been so ill this year, president obama did not personally visit with him. in fact, this is interesting. the only time the two men apparently ever met in person was in 2005 in washington when mr. obama was just starting his career in the united states senate. the one visit started when mr. mandella's advisors told him while he was on a trip to washington. they too old him to take a time. and so senator obama got the call unexpectedly. he day verted course in washington and drove to mr. mandella's hotel room in washington. and that is where this picture was taken, which is the only picture of the two men ever taken. that's the only time they've brn photographed together. we'll be right back, more to come. >>> 30 days a
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 9:00am PST
barack obama's sophomore year of college when he helped plan a rally calling on the school to divest itself from doing business with companies in south africa. as the "chicago tribune" reported he opened in street theater speaking a couple of minutes when two white students in paramilitary dress dragged him away mid sentence. that cameo so impressed rebecca rivera, another rally participant that she wondered why he hadn't been more politically active on campus. she made a mental note at the time to get him involved. the college didn't divest but a new leader inspired by nelson mandela was reborn. as president obama later said in his memoir, i noticed people had begun to listen to my opinion. it was a discovery that made me hungry for words. the president and first lady will travel to africa next week to pay their respects. joining us from washington, among our many other guests, austin, not washington, is msnbc's very own chris matthews. chris, we have a whole panel in new york. i want to go to you first. you spoke with the president yesterday. there's a lot of talk about nelson mand
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am PST
for 27 years, as he did fight for freedom, and certainly also because president obama thought of nelson mandela as a hero for decades. president obama was just 19 years old when he first started participating in the anti-apartheid movement. it was 1981, he was a sophomore at oxidental college in california where he gave his first political speech, speaking out against apartheid. for president obama, nelson mandela was a personal hero and a political idols who legendary struggles fueled his ambitions. >> i drew inspiration from nelson mandela's life. my very first political action, first thing i ever did that involved an issue or a policy or politics was a protest against apartheid. >> reporter: they met in person only briefly in 2005, before obama became president. the two leaders each standing in history as the first black president of his nation, spoke occasionally by phone. president obama penned the forward for mandela's 2010 memoir "conversations with myself." he wrote his example helped awaken me to the wider world and the obligation that we all have to stand up for what is
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
was when he helped lead and make a speech at an anti-apartheid rally at occidental college. 19-year-old barack obama with the beginnings and the roots of his political career being inspired by nelson mandela and it talks about the responsibility he feels going forward to emulate and live up to the example that he set. >> who are we hearing from him and he'll? what did they have to say? aboutce the news broke his death, there has been a real out touring of statements from every possible corner of capitol hill to imagine everyone from republicans, democrats, ted , dickmitch mcconnell durbin, nancy pelosi. regardless of political ideology , there is a real outpouring of support and memories in honor of nelson mandela and his contributions. a lot of people talking about what he stood for in terms of ease and justice, the examples and he set in his own life calling on their colleagues and themselves as politicians to emulate that example. >> kathleen hunter from washington emma we are asking you to stand by because it seems we have connected with our s, injure, franz wile hotness burg. w
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm EST
well. they cannot do that now because obviously obama asman in the white house for five years. the market is doing well under obama. it is not something the white house trumpets. the left is a little wary of hillary clinton. that is why there has been this chatter of elizabeth warren running for president. i don't think she will, barack obama said he would not run. the left is rising up in the fighting factions of the democratic party that were united in 2012. lou: i know it has always stood me in good stead to exit the word of any potential candid that there would not run. "aeam" in moments. we will take up the issue of this fellow strike and national walkout. take a minute, check this out on twitter. you can do so. facebook, loudobbs.com buried at next, then nothing white house and mending the president did, indeed, know something, but it was noquite what everybody though. it is complicated and has something to do with his uncle and illegal immigrants and a stunningly close relationship. we will sort it out for you collections. lou: the white house has changed his story and presi
RT
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am EST
guantanamo is now at one hundred sixty two fifteen prisoners continue to be on a hunger strike years since obama had promised to shut the prison down on day one of his presidency and efficient and clear plan to close guantanamo yet to be put in place and if they see it you're going to new york. well one hundred sixty two people are still behind bars at the u.s. military facility and eighty four of them were cleared for release years ago but remain trapped in legal limbo only twenty prisoners at guantanamo actually face charges and a g two appear in court and the rest can be prosecuted because the u.s. has no evidence against them but still claims they are too dangerous to release from the lawyer the lawyer for one of the detainee sent back to algeria says his client now face for his life he was opposed to going to algeria he wanted to go to a european country so that he could be reunited with his family he's been separated from his wife and daughters for twelve years now we're concerned that he's essentially going to be dumped on the street as other prisoners have been who had no con
RT
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am EST
guantanamo is now at one hundred sixty two fifteen prisoners continue to be on hunger strike years since obama had promised to shut the prison down on day one of his presidency and efficient and clear plan to close guantanamo yet to be put in place and if they see it you're going to new york. the world is grieving the death of south african the apartheid icon mandela later in the program we take a closer look at his legacy and how he overturned world opinion making the transition from being branded a terrorist to becoming one of the greatest freedom fighters in history. thousands of fast food and retail workers in the u.s. staged a national strike on thursday calling for an increase to the minimum wage president obama pledged to push for higher salaries in the industry back in february but critics say little has been done since artie's marina porton i was at a protest in new york. what began here in new york city one year ago with just two hundred employees has exploded into arguably the biggest wave of protest in the history of america's fast food industry thousands of fast food employe
RT
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
years since obama had promised to shut the prison down on day one of his presidency and efficient and clear plan to close guantanamo yet to be put in place and if they said you're going to new york as a release of the detainees has brought the number of prisoners in guantanamo to one hundred sixty to eighty four of those still behind bars have already been cleared for release among the others just twenty are to face trial by military court five of them accused of involvement in the nine eleven attacks on america the rest can be prosecuted but are considered to be too dangerous to be released robert kurtz the lawyer of one of the clinton i'm old prisoners send back till jury a says it's very concerned about what awaits his client. he was opposed to going to algeria he wanted to go to a european country so that he could be reunited with his family he's been separated from his wife and daughters for twelve years now we're concerned that he's essentially going to be dumped on the street as other prisoners have been who had no connection with algeria the second issue for mr benson is the f
RT
Dec 6, 2013 5:00am EST
prisoners continue to be on a hunger strike years since obama had promised to shut the president down on day one of his presidency and efficient and clear plan to close guantanamo yet to be put in place and as they see it you're going to. well let's go back to our top story in ukraine the opposition is demanding the government to step down and we can discuss this. because we can talk to a political analyst. thank you very much for coming on to the program the softer news first question is why foreign diplomats encouraging the president so you step down simply because it does seem odd because just a couple of weeks ago they were actually in negotiations with. well that is the million dollar question isn't it we can imagine what the reaction would be beyond mobile western media if the russian foreign minister came. to the ukraine and supports to one of the signs that would be a scandal i mean this is clear clear interference in the internal affairs of a sovereign country and they're not even hiding it anymore so this is something that should be an acceptable. as a democratic standard yo
RT
Dec 6, 2013 1:00am EST
hundred sixty two fifteen prisoners continue to be on a hunger strike years since obama had promised to shut the prison down on day one of his presidency and efficient and clear plan to close guantanamo yet to be put in place and they said you're going to new york. now the release of the detainees brings the number of prisoners in guantanamo to one hundred sixty to eighty four of those have also been cleared for release robert kurson a lawyer of one of the going tunnel prisoners sent back to a jury a says he urged the u.s. to resettle his client in another country he was opposed to going to algeria he wanted to go to a european country so that he could be reunited with his family he's been separated from his wife and daughters for twelve years now we're concerned that he's essentially going to be dumped on the street as other prisoners have been who had no connection with algeria the second issue for mr ben sayah is the fact that he lives he grew up in a very rural part of algeria part in the south southwestern area of the country and he is genuinely concerned that there will be fundame
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 11:00am PST
meeting that deadline to dismantle that program by the middle of next year. >>> president obama instead pointing the finger listen to this. >> the challenge that i think we have going forward is not so much my personal management style or particular issues around white house organization it has to do with what i referred to earlier we have these big agencies some of which are out dated and not designed properly. >> joining me now allen combs and mike gallagher. i found that statement from the president interesting because first of all he says his management style. >> the fact that the president is not a micromanager he is up fixing my website. he's an it guy. you criticize him for that. >> you can't blame him for every glitch. as much of some of you would like it. >> we don't know what he knew there are more and more questions, that we revealed at the top of the show. >> washington is the proverbial pot meets kettle. my goodness if barack obama had been the ceo of a start-up company, sgogoogle, amazon, he would be out. >> america is not a start-up. >> a lot of people are saying
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 8:00pm PST
a pay raise of more than double the current federal minimum pay and the ending of this next year. president obama is addressing the minimum wage in his speech yesterday other cities might need to begin to follow suit. you know that there are airport workers and fast food workers and nurse assistants and retail sales people who work their tails off. and i still living and or billy above poverty. and that's why it's well past the time to raise the minimum wage for the real fight the war was worth it we turn onto rt correspondent marina park nine am. what began one year ago here in new york city with just two hundred employees has exploded into arguably the biggest wave of protests in the history of america's fast food industry thousands of saskatoon. it's high in the one hundred cities throughout the country how to go for a binge on thursday. nancy are based in minimal wheat and the right to due to new heights without it how the teaching of the organization spearheading this movement is called fast and well worth it. workers side that are participating in these strikes are in a way
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 10:30am PST
to be on a hunger strike year since obama had promised to shut the president down on day one of his presidency an efficient and clear plan to close guantanamo get to be put in place. this is it written down rt healer. let's recap on the sinking sun and sixty paper then a still behind bars at the us to defeat the cdc nicely for them when they were nice and easy care remained trapped in the killing men and twenty prisoners a clown town and i actually think counties and auntie to appear in court and the rest. come be prosecuted because the us is the evidence against them but still claims they are too dangerous to release the book as familiar to one of the detainee sent back to algeria says his client nine phase he's not. he was opposed to going to algeria he wanted to go to a european country. so he can be reunited with his family he's been separated from his wife and daughters were twelve years now. we're concerned that is essentially going to be dumped on the street as other prisoners had been who had no connection was held during the second issue for mr burnside. it affected the liv
RT
Dec 5, 2013 8:00pm EST
the current federal minimum beginning next year and president obama addressing minimum wages in a speech yesterday said other cities might need to soon follow suit you know that there are airport workers and fast food workers. versus just. retail sales people who work their tails off. and are still living at or barely above poverty and that's why it's well past the time to raise a minimum wage that in real life thank you all right was that harry truman was in office for more on the fast food protests we turn now to our to correspondent marino. what began here in new york city one year ago with just two hundred employees has exploded into arguably the biggest wave of protest in the history of america's fast food industry thousands of fast food employees in more than one hundred cities throughout this country have walked off the job thursday demanding an increase in minimum wage and the right to unionize now this movement is being spearheaded by an organization called fast food forward and the fast food workers that have joined the strike work at major restaurants like wendy's mcdon
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 2:00am PST
obama was 19 years old when he first got involved with the anti-apartheid movement. the first time he gave what being call a political speech was back in 1981. he was a sophomore at occidental college when he spoke out against apartheid. for president obama, nelson mandela was a personal hero and personal idol who struggled his earliest ambitions. >> i am one of the first who grew inspiration from nelson mandela's life. my first political action, the first thing i ever did that involved an issue of policy or politics was a protest against apartheid. >> reporter: they met in person only briefly in 2005 before obama became president. the two leaders, each standing in history as the first black president of his nation, spoke occasionally by phone. president obama penned the forward for mandela's 2010 memoir "conversations with myself." he wrote his example helped awakened me to the wider world and the obligation that we all have to stand up for what is right. through his choices, mandela made it clear that we did not have to accept the world as it is, take we could do our part to seek th
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
tradition going back 91 years. president obama, the first lady and daughters, malia and sasha flipped the switch lighting up this mighty spruce. somewhere in the crowd, through the fog is mark segraves. a little rain didn't stop the crowds from coming out, mark? >> reporter: absolutely not. the wind is making it much worse. when the wind blows, it makes it cold. you can feel the rain. a lot of people have been trickling out. thousands remain. the queen of sole just wrapped up. we are getting ready to hear from train momentarily. a half hour to 40 minutes ago, the first family showed up and flipped the switch. >> we are going start at five. >> yeah let's do five. >> because it's a little wet. we shouldn't start at ten. all right? everybody ready? >> yeah! >> five four three, two, one -- >> whew! ♪ >> reporter: there you have it the 91st lighting of the national christmas tree. this is different than any other previous national christmas tree because it has its own twitter handle the national tree. if you want to tweet it it has a twitter handle. we are about to hear from the rock band tr
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 2:30am PST
years. as for omar obama, an immigration judge said he could stay in the country because he qualified for permanent residency. >>> the man once call called america's top cop back in the big apple. new york mayor elect bill deblass yo announced bill bratton as new yorks's police commissioner. he ran the police force 20 years ago and he vowed to repair the relationship between officers and minority neighborhoods amid the nypd's controversial stop and frisk program, a tactic he has embraced in the pass while the incoming mayor has criticized it, bratton said a book he read when he was 9 will guide him on his new beat. >> i checked this thing out so often that i don't think anybody else in boston ever saw it. it is a book about the new york city police department of 1956 and i loved the title "your police." in this city, i want every new yorker to talk about their police, my police, with respect and with confidence that they are going to be respected. >> bratton has led the boston and los angeles police departments. >>> pope francis bringing another big change to the catholic church. the
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
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FOX Business
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
medleys when it comes to gas prices. the obama administration spin years telling us to drive less and the tower suvs for hybrids, and we actually did it. well, not me, but other people did. now we might be getting punished thanks to a proposed tax that could raise gas prices and fill federal coffers. it is a case of the government on wild? absolutely phil flynn. my favorite economist, peter more recede. thanks to all of you for joining us. you know, so this is really driving me crazy. if you look at the stats crude oil production up 17% year-over-year. fracking like crazy. for the first time in nearly two decades we're producing more oil than we have imported. americans are driving almost 100 billion fewer miles. we have super high gas prices. we produced all of this oil and stopped driving. so prices went down. what is our report? the government will make up the difference with the tax. i can't believe it. are you as hysterical as i am? >> i am. i have a constructive suggestion we always get our tax to use the roads. we use the gas tax. back in the old days all the stars at 50 miles
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
about dr. martin luther king jr. we can't judge what the obama presidency will be perceived 20 years from now. my suspicion is that a man that tried to make sure people had access to health care, i don't think they're going to say you know that's a lot like slavery or apartheid. i don't think that's going to be the legend of barack obama that we remember. >> you know, i think that people don't have a sense of how controversial these struggles were and how to fight opposition. i mean, i've been in the civil rights fight for the last several decades. and i remember the beginnings of the fight against apartheid here. robinson and gray and others who were castigated and attacked for that. and they were able to turn public opinion around. having to fight people like dick cheney and others who are now with these great eulogies on nelson mandela. >> that's right. i think people forget that. when people like you and mary francis berry were in the beginning of that fight, it was demonized and you were attacked for that. and it was not a popular position. and so i think there's a lot about the
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
economy. president obama called for an extension of the unemployment benefits by the end of the year and after hearing that house speaker john boehner said he will take a look at it. the way things have been going here in washington lately, wolf, that almost qualifies as a holiday miracle. >> that's a good point as well. jim acosta, thanks very much. gloria borger is here. she's our chief political analyst. why isn't the white house, gloria, making more of these positive numbers? >> you know, as jim is pointing out, look, the white house understands that these things can seesaw and they also understand that the public doesn't really feel this as much as they would like, and look, the president's chief economic advisor today made the point very clearly that there are just as many long-term unemployed as there ever were so while the unemployment rate is >>> you still have the problem of the unemployed. also the gro domestic product, great, 3.6%, they understand it will dip in the next quarter, you know what? because of the shutdown. you had 850,000 federal workers furloughed. that will
Al Jazeera
Dec 5, 2013 8:00pm EST
over the years, they are prevalent and plentiful, president obama has spoke very reverentially of nelson mandela, quite obviously, an inspiration to this man that occupied the wilding behind us. >> thanks a lot. joining us now is the reverend jesse jackson. he is in birmingham england tonight, and we appreciate you taking the time to talk to us. good to see you, thank you very much. >> yes, sir. >> we have been talking about the parallel lines and apart tide in south africa. what did nelson mandela mean in the civil rights and around the world. between u.s. civil rights struggle and the south african struggle. act the work, he was jailed and stabbed, and killed at 39. mr. mandela struggling he was jailed for 27 years. and choosing reconciliation over retribution. so they both have that moral character about them. mr. obama, on the other hand, he was a benefactor. so he come as generation behind, but dr. kick, and mr. mandela, and and drink king were also trance forty figures. >> we just saw a picture of you, with one of my colleague morgan ratford who got the chance to meet nelson
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 3:30pm PST
, underemployed. that means they're getting part-time jobs. it's about 63%, which is about a 30-year low, which means that 47% of this economy has basically given up until obama. these policies have not created economic growth, and everybody knows it. >> but wait, wait, ants my question. >> i can answer it. >> the house republicans is 40 jobs create bills that are stalled in the senate. >> they're all the same two things. >> no, they're not. they're energy job, they're rural jobs, farm jobs. >> the biggest thing you can do to create jobs, whether you're a republican or democrat, and this has been true throughout centuries, is for the government to be smaller and for the private sectoring to bigger. that means less regulation, not the monstrous expansion we have seen, and we just got the tip of the iceberg there. >> wait, wait, wait. wait a second. >> more taxes, less spending, and same -- >> the administration -- however -- >> i want to hear the governor here. >> it's down to pre-stimulus levels and heading in the right direction. >> despite obama. the sequester, by the way, is less
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 11:00am PST
sunday. >> no doubt about that, tamron. going to president obama's remarks, 2013 has been a completely unproductive year, any statistic you end up using or if you're a glass halfful type person, it is the one reason you might have optimism on immigration reform that house republicans have to go back to constituents and say, here's what i was able to achieve in the house of representatives. that's going to be the thing that's going to be pressing and some folks might be wanting for come next year. >> just going back again to the interview with chris and the president. he also asks, chris matthews asks president obama about 2016. we don't have to play it but he played the middle game, complimenting them both heavily. >> it was a very diplomatic response. president obama holds both in high he steam. the political community doesn't expect both of them to run. it's going to be one or the other and right now looks like hillary clinton. >> mark, have a great weekend. thanks for joining us. if you missed chris's interview, it does reair today at 4:00 eastern on msnbc. we'll be right back. [ pa
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
been cancelled is because of obama care? >> the reason is insurance companies like to play tricks on people over the years. we are limiting the number of tricks they can play. one of the ways they are now dealing with that is to try to move people off the plans. >> no, no. >> we are not going to pay for preventative care. >> here's what karen ignomi -- and i continue to mess up her name -- she's with the insurance group that worked with the white house on obama care. here is what she said about the cancelled plans. >> the only reason plans are sending notes to consumers about losing coverage is because of the requirements of the new legislation. >> seems clear. >> the insurance companies are are there to maximize their own profits, not protect consume rs and patients. that's been both part of the system and part of the problem. we continue to say there will be a competition of private insurance companies but we'll set forward certain rule that is people who work hard and pay bills don't get kicked off insurance when they are sick. that's something people agree on. >> you are getting
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am PST
deportation case for years. initially, the administration said president obama never met with the uncle seen here during an unrelated court appearance. but now it turns out he briefly lived with the uncle many years ago. brian todd has been looking into the story for us. explain this contradiction. what's going on. >> the contradiction is explained by the white house by saying there almost was no contradiction. when they said before there was no record of president obama meeting his uncle, that there really was no written record, not even in the president's book of him meeting his uncle, but not only did he meet him, but he stayed with him for a brief period of time in the '80s when the president's apartment was being readied for him in cambridge, massachusetts. the problem was in 2012, the white house said that the boston globe cited the white house as saying they had never met. now, this is what jay carney said yesterday about all this. >> when omar obama said the other day, and there were reports he had said the other day that president obama back when he was a law school student had stay
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 12:35am EST
success. >> the audacity of mandela's rise also inspired a young politician from illinois. barack obama met nelson mandela when he was just a junior senator in 5. and years later had the chance to tell her. >> you cannot imagine how important your legacy is to who i am, to who my husband is. i just said thank you. thank you. thank you. >> there was little wonder why watching a 71-year-old man dance could please so many. it was the walk that preceded it. when i met mr. mandela there was time for one question. what is the one thing in life you know for sure? nelson mandela chose and america loved him for it. >> this was at 4:00 in the morning. >> right. >> thanks very much. appreciate it. we'll be right back. keep our c. and we've made a big commitment to america. bp supports nearly 250,000 jobs here. through all of our energy operations, we invest more in the u.s. than any other place in the world. in fact, we've invested over $55 billion here in the last five years - making bp america's largest energy investor. our commitment has never been stronger. and this park is the inside of your
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm PST
he set. to make decisions guided not by hate but by love. >> president obama leading our nation in mourning. former south african mandela, his death 24 hours ago was not unexpected but caused a deep sense of loss and outpouring of memories and condolences. he spent 95 years on this earth. 27 of them in prison for treason. he led the crusade against apartheid and for human dignity and reconciliation and won the 1993 nobel peace prize and became the first black president and nation's first democratically elected president and touched millions of lives around the world. mandela compares to dr. king and gandhi as nonviolent agents of change and progress. pope francis said the sted fast commitment in proving dignity and forging a new south africa built on firm foundations on nonviolence should inspire generations to put it in front of their political aspirations. plans are already under way for memorials and of course his state funeral. here in america, flags are lowered at the capitol and the white house. and candlelight vigils are planned for tonight. president obama, who was inspired
CNBC
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
obama, as he stood in his prison cell. years later, he met mrs. obama and her daughters. by all accounts, the measure of this man can be taken by what he wants to be remembered for. here lies medicalson mandela, said a man who has done his duty on earth. keith, in his news. >> let me show you how investor sentiment has been around south africa so far this year. a bit of a slow start. most of its gains staggered towards the second half of this year. 13 plus percent. a decent performance, hasn't quite matched up to the developed markets for gains we're seeing so far this year. pausing for five minutes in the market session for the passing of mandela. some people are concerned that it means social and racial divides could escalate again. this is how the rand has been performing so far this year. it has been under pressure. so the market has seen a pullback in the rand over the course of this year. in trade today, there's been a little bit of a softening up to the brand. u.s. futures, let's move on to that and see how the u.s. market is shaping up after five straight days of decline
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 6:30pm EST
president obama took office, the lowest unemployment rate now in five years. >>> on the subject of jobs, our made in america team is back tonight. and thousands of you have already told us, you are in, and ready to buy american made gifts. it's this christmas season. what a gift to give. even just one thing could help create thousands of new jobs right here at home. you are signing up to give american workers a merry christmas, and abc's anchor david muir, captain of the team with us tonight. >> diane, we have reported on clothing right here, asking the simple question is anything made here in america any more. well, tonight not only are these jeans made here, this number right here is about to reveal everything. right down to the farmer, who grew the cotton. this week, our kickoff, made in america december to remember. and the age old question from santa. >> what would you like me to bring you for christmas? >> will it be made in america? abc world news. how much do you think is made in america? stumped. but something else we noticed, something different this year. >> world news tonigh
FOX
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am PST
apartheid. and four years after his release became the country's first black president. president obama says he is one of the millions of people inspired by mandela. >> we've lost one of the most influential, courageous, and profoundly good human beings that any of us will share time with on this earth. >> now the president has ordered the flags at white house, federal buildings, and military bases to be flown at half staff until sunset on monday. >>> the time now is 6:39. and we have new details in that deadly accident that killed actor paul walker. the reason one of his fans has now been arrested by police. >>> counting down to the big game between the 49ers and seattle sea hawks. what fans should look for this sunday. >>> good morning. right now we are looking at the traffic and we have traffic on the sunol grade that looks good. but we do have some trouble spots. i will tell you where those are. >>> waking up to record breaking low temperatures once again this morning. i'm updating the very latest numbers and we'll have a comparison for you coming up. >>> welcome back to the ktvu ch
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am EST
-- $7.25 last year. president obama is calling for a hike to about $10 per hour. that is what he calls a broad growth agenda. airport workers and fast food workers and to nurse assistants and retail salespeople who work their tails off. they are still living at or are above poverty. that is why it is well past the time to raise a minimum wage that in real terms right now is lower -- >> fast food workers in 100 cities across the country made a strike yesterday. they earn about nine dollars per hour. they want the minimum increased to $15 per hour. i want to bring in columbia university professor -- who focuses on labor inequality issues. i want to start with you. restaurant workers are calling for $15 per hour. don't they run the risk that mcdonald's or wendy's will cut the workforce? >> that is the myth. we have plenty of studies recently that show there are negligible employment effects when you raise the minimum wage. when you think about it, take the current employees -- $7.25 per hour. a big mac is three dollars. they could actually buy more big macs with the money. it would benefit
RT
Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm EST
five an hour translates into about fifteen grand a year barely enough to survive and that's why president obama has thrown his support behind a congressional proposal to raise the minimum wage to ten dollars and ten cents an hour but some people want to go even further but a fast food workers in hundreds of cities across the country walked off their jobs to demand a living wage or fifteen dollars an hour there's was the second big labor action by low wage workers in just the past week a welcome sign for those who thought the labor movement was dead but a strike has economic inequality in the news once again and that's a good thing but hardly anyone is talking about the bigger issues at play running a business is a privilege not a right and when companies like mcdonald's refuse to pay their workers a living wage and instead rely on you and me taxpayers to help their employees survive they're abusing that privilege if we really wanted to make sure that america. workers earn enough to get by without relying on public assistance and we do one very simple thing give every corporation
RT
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
an hour translates into about fifteen grand a year barely enough to survive and that's why president obama has thrown his support behind a congressional proposal to raise the minimum wage to ten dollars and ten cents an hour but some people want to go even further at a fast food workers and hundreds of cities across the country walked off their jobs to demand a living wage of fifteen dollars an hour there is the second big labor action by low wage workers in just the past week a welcome sign for those who thought the labor movement was dead that a strike has economic inequality in the news once again and that's a good thing but hardly anyone is talking about the bigger issues at play running a business is a privilege not a right and when companies like mcdonald's refuse to pay their workers a living wage and instead rely on you and me taxpayers to help their employees survive they're abusing that privilege if we really want to make sure that american workers earn enough to get by without relying on public assistance and we do one very simple thing give every corporation that refuses
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